Monday, August 20, 2012
Being a leader in tough times is a little tougher. Tim Irwin joins Jim Blasingame to recommend being decisive in direction and allowing team engagement are two important practices when leading during tough times.
Trust gains in importance for leaders during tough times. Tim Irwin joins Jim Blasingame to talk about the elements of trust and why they especially must be in evidence by leaders when things are not going well.
Use rational persuasion to influence others. Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to propose rational persuasion - the use of facts and logic - as a influencing communication tactic.
Can you use inspiration to influence others? Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to discuss ways to gain the necessary influence with others by using inspiration and values-based ideas.
How good are you at banking goodwill with others? Rick Lepsinger joins Jim Blasingame to encourage gaining influence with others by banking goodwill in advance of when you need their help.
How are America's small farmers dealing with the 2012 drought? Amanda Mosiman joins Jim Blasingame to report on drought conditions in the Midwest, especially southern Indiana, including rain shortfall, crop loss for corn and soybeans.
How does drought risk management work for farmers? Amanda Mosiman joins Jim Blasingame to report how America's small farmers use crop insurance as drought risk management, plus the possibility of government support.
What are the current reasons employees leave? Leigh Branham joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new findings about why employees quit, including a decrease in trust and a rise in stress.
Has pay risen in importance of why employees quit? Leigh Branham joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new findings on the reasons employees leave, including why compensation has increased as a factor for moving on.
No training and bad hiring expectations are causing employees to quit. Leigh Branham joins Jim Blasingame to reveal new findings on the reasons employees leave you, including lack of training and unrealistic expectations.